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Nov 12, 2012 7:30am EST
, and forced really the cream of the french army and the british expeditionary force up to the port of dunkirk. that's what we know as the evacuation of dunkirk. speak before you go any further, when did the british come across the channel into france? >> i think they must have done this maybe even as early as 1938, but certainly after war in 1939 started. they put the british army next to the french in anticipation of the germans coming. of course, vineland through the lowlands in belgium. so the british army was there in place. and it was really the best that they had, so the fact that they were pushed to dunkirk and forced to be back with -- >> which is on the channel. >> it's on the channel, was a tremendous blow to the british and to the french. the british of course had to leave the continent across the channel, and the french were then crippled in defense of paris. part of the problem with the dunkirk evacuation by the british was that the left all of their equipment in france. they had no time to take their guns, their tanks, their drugs. so that when the british soldiers ended up in s
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
and some of that is actually stuck into areas not too far away. the shadyside area, dunkirk and prince frederick. e. j. tolding me .500 of an inch of rain have fallen overnight. but only should be around for a couple more hours and then turn again into partly sunny conditions this afternoon. across the region we've got mid 40s on the bay and down in southern maryland. but look north and west, we're in the low 30s there. so big range in temperatures and highs this afternoon low to mid-50s. 4:27, here comes monika samtani smiling on this friday with timesaver traffic. >>> happy friday everybody. 14th street southwest, north of main avenue, there had been a tractor-trailer on fire. i was just told that everything was reopened good to go in that area. 14th street southwest north of main avenue the 300 block we're talking about. beltway behind me pretty much green. looking good on 395 as well. a live look in springfield northbound 95 or actually this is construction i wanted to tell you about. it's inbound canal road right at the key bridge. very difficult to get around it and squeeze aroun
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
isolated sprinkles we're watching, dunkirk south to prince frederick and also on the lower eastern shore. that's about it. everything is drifting to the south. in calvert county a sprinkle here. other than that, just the clouds and the chill. down to 34 in hagerstown. 45 fredericksburg but with the precip the light showers and temperatures in the upper 30s in southern maryland and cambridge. up between 50 and 55. it's 4:27. here comes monika with timesaver traffic. >>> thursday morning is very quiet. i'm happy to say let's just hope it stays that way. good morning everybody. the beltway north of town looking great college park into silver spring. and into bethesda as well. all lanes are open. no issues on 270. which is where we'll go live right now on the southbound side and here's father hurley boulevard coming down from jermantown down to the point where the lanes divide. all of the lanes are open. same story on 355 great seneca highway. no problems right now from the north. back to the maps this time heading out west in from the dulles toll road at 66. again no issues, there was some
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
into the northern neck, the lower eastern shore. a couple of sprinkles up to dunkirk. annapolis one or two drops as well but the heavier stuff is on the lower eastern shore. this is moving to the north northeast and cambridge along route 50 a little shower here in the next hour and even in easton this may get you too here in the next one, two hours. 32 in the shenandoah valley but 44 in fredericksburg. we'll see sun this afternoon with a high around 55. it's 5:00 a.m. monika samtani, timesaver traffic and still smiling so i think that's good although there's red on the map. >>> there's a little bit of red on the map and that is just construction in parts of the area. really no big deals to report and the volumes are so light that if you're heading out the door right now i don't think it's going to be an issue to get to work. northbound 395 to the 14th street bridge inbound 66 to the roosevelt bridge. some construction on the -- outbound side of the key bridge as you come in on canal road. that could slow you down a bit. let's take you outside live show you what it looks like on the northbound si
Nov 28, 2012 3:00am PST
at a time. the bismarck sinking or dunkirk or the fall of france or five, six, eight, ten pages and then move on to the next one. if i thought in terms of 2,200 type written pages stacked up to my left -- >> did you start with wine in the morning? >> wine in the afternoon. >> when was the moment from winston churchill -- we talked about how he was a joke in the 1930s. what was the moment -- was it after dunkirk that one critic after another who had loathed him just a year earlier said, you know what, this is the man who can save england? >> and how much of a joke -- how unpopular was he? >> very. among his own party. they didn't want -- the tories didn't want him in the party. >> it was labor that actually made this coalition government work. >> right. >> and the prime minister. >> the labor said we won't work with any other than winston. >> so that was the key. that's what kind of saved him, that coalition? >> the coalition. >> and that demand? >> and the tories didn't want him. >> and what was it about his relationship with labor? >> 040 years earlier he had switched parties t
Nov 6, 2012 3:00am PST
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Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)